Top 6 SDCC ’17 Hasbro Star Wars Reveals

Top 6 Hasbro Star Wars SDCC 17 Reveals | Green Card Back

Last weekend the hot new toy news was flying in from San Diego Comic Con (that’s SDCC to nerds like you and I), but as I had something a little more urgent to attend to I’m only now getting around to this round up. And as far as Hasbro’s Star Wars offerings went, there’s quite a bit to digest…

Let’s get to it!

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Fought in the Clone Wars

Vintage Collection Clone Wars Anakin Skywalker | Green Card Back

The Vintage Collection Anakin Skywalker (Clone Wars) figure goes down as my favourite SA rendition of pre-Vader. It’s colourful, well articulated, and looks how I always imagined the Anakin of the Clone Wars to look – like a genuine space knight. Of course it helps that the Clone Wars series did a lot to expand Anakin’s character, making him more likeable and far more the kind of person we imagined when Ben Kenobi described him as a friend.

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Wanted: Vintage Collection Ben Skywalker?

Is Ben Skywalker coming to the Vintage Collection? | Green Card Back

As well as announcing the upcoming return of Vintage Collection Star Wars action figures at last week’s Celebration, Hasbro also stated that the Fan’s Choice figure poll would, for the first time in a few years, be for the 3.75″ scale.

Exciting times, right? Over the last few years the fan poll has provided us with 6” versions of Darth Revan, Sabine Wren and the upcoming Jaina Solo; all Legends or Disney EU characters and (at least so far) all exceedingly popular.

It’s therefore little surprise that an active part of the fandom have united to push an EU character to the fore once again this year, and among the current front runners is… Jedi Knight Ben Skywalker.

If you’re new to Star Wars you may be thinking “he means Ben Solo, right?”, and well, my friend – you’d be wrong. Allow us to take you on a trip into the old Star Wars canon and meet the other recipient of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s assumed name…

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Star Wars Celebration 2017

Star Wars Celebration 2017 | Green Card Back

Lucasfilm pulled out all the stops for the 40th Anniversary Star Wars Celebration in Orlando this weekend. The debut teaser trailer for The Last Jedi may have stolen the headlines, but there were plenty more reveals and news items released over the weekend to keep us all looking forward.

If you’re a Star Wars fan with an interest in collecting, gaming and the old EU, then you’re in the right place – and these are the #SWCO reveals that might be of the most interest to you…

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